CPU

Threadripper 1950X Performance First Look

Our friends at Hot Hardware thankfully have a first look at Ryzen Threadripper 1950X performance! We want to underscore the fact that this is a very early prototype system from Alienware, and while the Threadripper 1950X performance metrics you’ll see on the pages ahead won’t change much when the chips …

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Review Roundup

Hardware Review Roundup

Play3r.net-ASUS ROG RX 570 STRIX Graphics Card Review Overclocked inside-MSI X370 XPower Gaming Titanium Lesertest

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CPU

Threadripper In Pictures

Anandtech has posted some pics of Threadripper. Yes, they are laser etched with the review sites name on it. Jealous!

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Site Updates

Site Updates In Progress

You might notice some changes on the site. Jeff is changing things up a bit. A forum will be coming eventually. Also you might notice our old K7 logo. Yep. We are likely going to roll out a new one. Perhaps its time for a logo contest?

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CPU

Threadripper Cooler Details

AMD has a post on finding a cooler for Threadripper. Of course AMD will be providing a bracket that works with a number of watercoolers. A compatible list is here. It’s super simple: included with every AMD Ryzen Threadripper CPU is a free mounting bracket that enables compatibility with a …

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Review Roundup

Vega and Threadripper Articles

Tech Report-AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X, Threadripper 1920X, and Threadripper 1900X CPUs revealed Anandtech-Radeon RX Vega Unveiled: AMD Announces $499 RX Vega 64 & $399 RX Vega 56, Launching August 14th Ars Technica-RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56: AMD will “trade blows” with GTX 1080 for $499 Engadget-AMD returns to …

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Review Roundup

Hardware Review Roundup

Techspot- Ryzen 7 1700 vs. Core i7-7820X: 8-Core Royal Rumble Phoronix-Ahead Of Radeon RX Vega, AMDGPU+RadeonSI Is Offering The Most Competitive Performance Yet Against NVIDIA On Linux

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Site Updates

19 Year Anniversary!

Today marks our 19 year anniversary! I had more planned, but my wife had an emergency dental trip. 19 years ago today Jeff got the site up on Tripod, and a week later I got the AMDZone.com domain, and set us up on Pair hosting. 20 years is in site!

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GPU

Radeon™ Pro WX 9100 and Radeon™ Pro SSG: Defying Convention to Forge the Future of Professional Content Creation

​“Vega” GPU architecture delivers 2.3X the performance to accelerate professional applications1, 2.6X geometry throughput for complex models2, no local memory limits for mammoth data sets, and breaks the terabyte graphics memory barrier enabling 8K workflows SIGGRAPH 2017, LOS ANGELES, Calif. 7/30/2017 At the second annual Capsaicin SIGGRAPH event, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) unveiled …

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GPU

AMD Redefines the Enthusiast Gaming Experience with Radeon™ RX Vega and Radeon™ Packs

​The world’s most anticipated gaming card, Radeon™ RX Vega, headlines new Radeon™ Packs, delivering everything you need for the best PC gaming experiences SIGGRAPH 2017, LOS ANGELES, Calif. 7/30/2017 AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today formally launched the Radeon™ RX Vega family of GPUs, engineered to be the cornerstone of the world’s most …

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